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Old 07-14-16, 08:25 PM
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Campy size derailleur cable?

I don't need them all that often, but I'm getting a bit tired of filing down larger Shimano sized derailleur cable ends to fit Campy and Simplex shifters. Are there sources for generic derailleur cables with Campy sized ends? I'd like to buy 10-15. There is no need for actual Campagnolo cables. I'll leave them for the folks with wall hangers. Thx...
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Old 07-14-16, 09:50 PM
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E-Bay?

I think I bought a few from Ribble with my last order. So far they're working.

Transfil Campagnolo SS Inner Gear Wire - Gear Cables - Ribble Cycles
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Jagwire makes cables with Campy ends.
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Old 07-14-16, 11:31 PM
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I've bought these a couple of times - good quality, good price.

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Jagwire makes cables with Campy ends.
...this is what I use. NOt sure about bulk at 10-15, we buy boxes of 100.
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Old 07-15-16, 04:16 AM
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Thanks all. I know nothing about modern stuff. I was thinking Campagnolo ends were just a remnant of the vintage era, and that they'd be hen's teeth to find.
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So, do the ends on those Jagwires actually fit in old Record shifters?

The ends look a bit larger to me.
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Installed yesterday: perfect fit, slipped right in.
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I can vouch for the ends fitting the Campag shifters, our LBS checked to make sure when I recently purchased these cables, both Jagwire and a "generic" brand they carry. I was leery about them fitting after the warnings I got here, asked for specific Campagnolo ends, or brand, when I went to buy them. No issues with them for me. Happy about this as buying the NOS Campagnolo cables, with the C logo on the casting, is pricey beyond my means.

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A bit of file work on the cable end works perfect too.
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A bit of file work on the cable end works perfect too.
Sure, but that was what I was lamenting in my original post.
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I can vouch for the ends fitting the Campag shifters, our LBS checked to make sure when I recently purchased these cables, both Jagwire and a "generic" brand they carry. I was leery about them fitting after the warnings I got here, asked for specific Campagnolo ends, or brand, when I went to buy them. No issues with them for me. Happy about this as buying the NOS Campagnolo cables, with the C logo on the casting, is pricey beyond my means.

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Leave the trademarked Campagnolo cables for the Concours restorers.
I do however sand the end to remove the flash of all others, just appeases my sense of aesthetics.
And if you want to Get Vigorelli trick, paint the end in the same color as any lug window accents.
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